THE LIGHTFOOT BAND

Evolution Of The Band's Personnel


*1965*
Red Shea - Lead Guitar
Paul Wideman - Bass

 *1966-68*
Red Shea - Lead Guitar
John Stockfish - Bass
John Stockfish left in 1968 to relocate to Nashville where he's worked with many artists and branched into music publishing.


Gord, Red and John

*1969*
Red Shea - Lead Guitar
Rick Haynes - Bass


Rick and Red

 *1970*
Red Shea - Lead Guitar
Terry Clements - Lead Guitar
Rick Haynes - Bass


Terry and Gord

*1971-75*
Terry Clements - Lead Guitar
Rick Haynes - Bass

*1975*
Terry Clements - Lead Guitar
Red Shea - Lead Guitar
Rick Haynes - Bass
Pee Wee Charles - Pedal Steel
Red Shea left Lightfoot's touring band for the final time in 1975. Red went on to play in Ian Tyson's band and then became the band leader for Tommy Hunter's TV show which continued it's run through the 1980's on CBC. Red's health began to have an effect on his playing and today resides in Toronto and teaches guitar.

*1976-1980*
Terry Clements - Lead Guitar
Rick Haynes - Bass
Pee Wee Charles - Pedal Steel
Barry Keane - Drums


The Band - 1980

 *1981-1987*
Terry Clements - Lead Guitar
Rick Haynes - Bass
Pee Wee Charles - Pedal Steel
Barry Keane - Drums
Mike Heffernan - Keyboards
Pee Wee Charles left the band in 1987 to operate a radio station in Southern Ontario. He continues to play steel guitar in session work and can often be spotted in the audience at Massey Hall during Lightfoot's runs there.


Pee Wee, Mike and Gord


The Lightfoot Band - 1983

 *1987-2011*
Terry Clements - Lead Guitar
Rick Haynes - Bass
Barry Keane - Drums
Mike Heffernan - Keyboards

*2011-Present*
Rick Haynes - Bass
Barry Keane - Drums
Mike Heffernan - Keyboards
Carter Lancaster - Lead Guitar

Of course, Lightfoot has been an integral part of the instrumental sound throughout
all this time, playing 12 and 6 string guitars and occasionally piano.